Mattel’s Matchbox isn’t big in JDM and so if there’s one, we need to pay attention. Speaking of which, the latest Matchbox Collectors is a Japanese classic ride, the Matchbox 1975 Mitsubishi Lancer Celeste. This particular ride may not be the first Lancer but it is the first Lancer hatchback coupe and therefore it should …
I wouldn’t say Porsche was one of the icons of the 80s and you probably won’t find one in metallic hot pink with oh-so-very 80s turquoise grid pattern graphics that look right at home parked outside the Starcourt Mall. What I am trying to say is that it is not the first thing that comes …
Never mind that you are not invited to King Charles III’s Coronation or get to buy one of its awesome souvenirs because Mattel has created a stunning Gold State Coach to honor the event.
Remember the “Gulf One” ’63 Corvette Sting Ray from the 60s with an illustrious racing career? Well, this is not it. In fact, this isn’t a real car at all. It is a Matchbox’s homage to the Gulf One but with a 2020 Corvette C8, the first mid-engine version of the model.
One of the most iconic vehicles to come out of the original Jurassic Park movie had to be the 1993 Ford Explorer, specifically the EXP 04 Tour Vehicle. To commemorate the release of the Jurassic World Dominion, Matchbox has created a limited-edition EXP 04 1993 Ford Explorer Tour Vehicle. However, it isn’t quite movie-accurate.
We really should be posting this before Jurassic World Dominion hits the theaters on June 09, 2022. But here it is anyway, a bunch of vehicles from the franchise, immortalized as die-cast collectibles.
I would love to tell you all the lovely things about the Matchbox Nissan Z Proto Die-cast Car that when on sale last week. But I am afraid, the nicer I paint the picture to be, it is just going to make you feel even more painful knowing that it has already sold out.
Well, what do you know? Like the real-world second-generation Tesla Roadster, the Matchbox x Tesla Roadster Die-cast Car was super popular. It was sold out pretty quickly when it was on creations.mattel.com. Not sure what motivated the quick sale, though.
If you are a super fan of Land Rover, then this is the one collectible you should not miss. What you see here is a re-creation of the Matchbox toy from 1966 of the Land Rover Gen II.
Not everyone is rich enough to own several cars, let alone a garage to park them. It is even harder to get a classic at a bargain price. Thankfully, there are die-cast models which can let anyone become the Jay Leno of the miniature automobiles.